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Archives of Appalachia

 Record Group
Identifier: 500

Found in 634 Collections and/or Records:

2014-052

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2014-052

Abrams and Armstrong Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-242
Scope and Contents The collection consists almost entirely of studio portraits and snapshots from the early twentieth century. Most are unidentified. Among the identified photographs are several portraits of Virginia “Jennie” (Mrs. W.K.) Richmond, a president of the Presbyterian Synod of Appalachia, and a panoramic group photograph of the 1920 Womans [sic] Summer School of Missions in which she was likely a participant. The collection also includes three letters and a recipe for a cold remedy.
Dates: 1886-1940

Arthur D. (John) Adair Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-558
Scope and Contents The Arthur D. (John) Adair collection includes correspondence from Europe to the United States during WWII from August 1943 – February 1946. The letters are primarily written by Adair to his mother in Alabama. The collection also includes a scrapbook, trip memorabilia, photographs from Europe during WWII, WWII related documents, postcards, and newspaper and magazine clippings.
Dates: 1943 - 1994

John Biggs "Pat" Alderman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-149
Scope and Contents The Pat Alderman papers contain many different types of materials. Included are books, plays, articles and music written by Alderman, as well as typed drafts and handwritten notes for his historical works. The music dates from the late 1920s through the 1960s, while the plays and books date from the late 1940s through the 1970s. Incoming correspondence (1920s-1980s), church programs, play programs, autobiographical notes, clippings on music, history, natural history and conservation also are...
Dates: 1918 - 1983

Robert Alexander Collection (unprocessed)

 Collection — Other 1 box
Identifier: AppMs-649
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1963-1977

Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box F (Small Collections): Series Series 2; Series Series 4
Identifier: AppMs-315
Scope and Contents The Bertram S. Allen, Jr. Collection documents his military service (1968-1970) with the United States Army's 25th Division during the Vietnamese Conflict and provides information about the history of the 25th Division. The collection contains copies of documents and photographs from the donor's scrapbook. The photocopies include a few pages from Tropic Lightning: A History of the 25th Infantry Division; a letter, dated 30 January 1969, to PFC Bertram S. Allen, Jr., from his father; and...
Dates: 1969-1970

Clarence and Beth Allison Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-711
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, deeds, photographs, postcards, fraternal order membership cards, and documents relating to the Allison Family, the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
Dates: circa 1890-2003; Majority of material found within circa 1920-1960

Altrusa Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-170
Scope and Contents The Altrusa Club Records documents the organization and activities of the Johnson City chapter covering the period primarily from the early 1960s into the 1990s. This includes information on programs, membership, service projects, and other activities. Collection material includes club bylaws, meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, membership information, publications, newsclippings, memorabilia, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, and four VHS videotapes of club meetings.
Dates: 1955-1997, undated

American Bemberg Strike of 1929 Film

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-123
Scope and Contents The American Bemberg Strike of 1929 Film is footage of the 1929 strike that was filmed by the company photographer.
Dates: 1929-1929

Appalachian Alliance Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-524
Arrangement The collection is arranged into two series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1975-1983 and undated, and Series 2, Publications, 1977-1983.
Dates: 1975-1983

Appalachian Council for the Arts Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-512
Scope and Contents The Appalachian Council for the Arts Records document the interests and activities of this regionally-based arts organization in prompting the arts in the Tri-Cities region of upper East Tennessee and southwest Virginia. Material in the collection includes the charter of incorporation, constitution and by-laws, financial records, correspondence, minutes of council meetings, newsletters, grant proposals, memoranda, membership lists, and an artist registry.
Dates: 1966-1980, undated

Appalachian Farm Photographs

 Collection — Other Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-54
Scope and Contents The Appalachian Farm Photographs featured work by six local photographers: Jack Schrader, Bill Blanton, John Anderson, Earl Carter, Kenneth Murray, and Craigie Hemenway. The project was funded by a Tennessee Committee for the Humanities grant. The photographs were displayed in conjunction with “The American Farm: A Photographic History” exhibit in 1979.Images included in this collection document the original photographs displayed in the "Appalachian Farm" section of a larger...
Dates: 1979

Appalachian Leadership Initiative on Cancer Photo Resource Collection (unprocessed)

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-534
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1992

Appalachian Literature and World Classics Course Recordings

 Collection — Audiotape 1-16
Identifier: AppMs-426
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1993

Appalachian Literature: The Adult and the Child Course Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UnivRec-408
Scope and Contents The course, "Appalachian Literature: The Adult and the Child," was offered by the English department at East Tennessee State University June 4-24, 1992. The course focused on the concept of child as seen through Appalachian literature for adults and children. The course consisted of lectures given by Roberta Herrin and Robert J. Higgs of the English department; lectures given by guest artists and scholars; and videos on topics related to the child in Appalachian literature. The collection...
Dates: June 5-25, 1992

Appalachian Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: APA
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection of Appalachian photographs and picture postcards acquired from a variety of sources.
Dates: undated

Appalachian Preaching Mission Records

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-194
Scope and Contents The Appalachian Preaching Mission Records cover the years 1954 to 1980 and concern primarily the Johnson City Mission. The collection includes brochures, correspondence, financial statements, memoranda, and minutes for city and area committee meetings, miscellaneous items connected with each year's mission (e.g. programs, photographs, ribbons, schedules), and tapes of Mission speakers. There also is a brief history of Johnson City's participation in the Mission and a brochure file which covers...
Dates: 1954-1980

Appalachian Regional Commission Teaching Project Collection (unprocessed)

 Collection — Other 1 box
Identifier: AppMs-630
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 2001-2002

Appalachian-Scottish and Irish Studies Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-326
Scope and Contents The Appalachian-Scottish & Irish Studies Collection focuses on the various components of the academic studies program examining the history and culture of Appalachia, Scotland, Ireland, and the interrelationships of the three locales. Materials document course work, lectures, field trips, student papers or projects, notes, schedules, and other aspects of the program. Documentation is found in manuscript records, audio and videorecordings, and photographs. The material provides insight on...
Dates: 1957-1997

Appalachian Writers Association Records

 Collection — Other Boxes 1-4
Identifier: AppMs-564
Scope and Contents The Appalachian Writers Association Records contain financial and administrative records, correspondence, board meeting minutes, newsletters, conference materials, and membership information. The majority of the files were collected by Patricia Shirley, the AWA’s recording secretary. The collection also includes poetry, short stories, and essays that had been submitted for AWA contests.

The collection covers the period of 1980-1999 and includes some undated material.
Dates: 1980 - 1999

Appy (Appalachian) League Logbook Tapes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-473
Arrangement The Appy League Logbook Tapes consist of two audiocassettes of the 1995 entries. Tape 1 contains entries 1 through 18, while Tape 2 contains entries 19 through 30.
Dates: 1995

Anne W. Armstrong Typescript: Of Time and Knoxville

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-97
Scope and Contents The Anne W. Armstrong Collection contains a copy of a typescript of an unpublished manuscript entitled "Of Time and Knoxville, Fragment of an Autobiography" written by Armstrong. The manuscript was written sometime between 1947 and 1958 recounts Armstrong's view of growing up in Knoxville in 1880s and 1890s. The dates of the account are 1885 through 1902.
Dates: 1947-1958

Richard Cartwright Austin Papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: AppMs-077
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Richard Cartwright Austin's dissertation, a complete run of the Appalachian Strip Mining Information Service (ASMIS) newsletters, a partial draft of Austin's book Spoil and various serials containing articles written by Austin.
Dates: 1966-2007

Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-464
Scope and Contents The Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe consists of an original bound volume; a poem and a letter found inside the volume; photocopies of two documents about Dr. Abraham Jobe and his autobiography; and a photocopy of a typed transcript of the autobiography. Dr. Jobe wrote his memoirs between 1849 and 1904 to document his youth in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama; his medical and surgical practice in northwestern North Carolina and northeast Tennessee; and his Civil War...
Dates: 1849-1904, 1948, 1962, 1972

A.C. Bailey Sound Recordings (unprocessed)

 Collection — Other 1 audiotape in box 1
Identifier: AppMs-525
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: -

Bailey Family Photographs

 Collection — Other 1 CD
Identifier: AppMs-812
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1940-1958

Randy Ball Collection (unprocessed)

 Collection — Other 1 folder in box B
Identifier: AppMs-614
Overview All or part of the materials described here are unprocessed. Please contact us for information about these materials.
Dates: 1898

Barrus Family Genealogy

 Collection — Box I (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-594
Scope and Contents The Barrus Family Genealogy consists of a letter to Anna Louise Ward from her aunt, Anna Cadle, and a small bound notebook containing the genealogy of John Barrowe (Barrowes/Barrus) from England, written by Anna Cadle.
Dates: January 1922

Franklin P. Baxter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-175
Scope and Contents The Franklin P. Baxter Papers include numerous commercial publications in several different languages, legal documents, correspondence, reports, pamphlets, and a periodical documenting the diverse collecting activities and interests of Franklin Baxter during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In addition to these documents there are several miscellaneous records that were incorporated into the Baxter Collection by the staff of the B. Carroll Reece Museum prior to the...
Dates: 1797-1931